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This edition: Italian Futurists at Guggenheim/InScena! Theatre

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 25, 2014.

First aired: June 25, 2014.

On this episode of Italics: Television for the Italian American Experience - Vivien Green, curator of “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe,” at New York’s Guggenheim Museum; Italian actress Iaia Forte performs Paolo Sorrentino’s “Tutti hanno ragione (Everybody’s Right)” as part of InScena! Italian Theatre Festival; baseball’s Mike Piazza lights the Empire State Building red, white, and green for The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF); and the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators honors Tony Danza and Liberty DeVitto, joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Guest List

Laura Caparrotti Founding Artistic Director, InScena! Italian Theater Festival NY

Andrew M. Cuomo Governor, New York State

Tony Danza Actor

Liberty DeVitto Drummer

Iaia Forte Actress

Mario Fratti Playwright

Vivien Green Curator of 19th- and Early 20th-Century Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York

Mike Piazza Former MLB Player, Major League Baseball

Dr. Joseph Sciorra, Ph.D. Associate Director of Academic and Cultural Programs/Folklorist, Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY

Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute